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as both sides use kids in their campaigns. first, the nra released a web ad accusing president obama of being a hypocrite. >> just another elitist hypocrite. >> that because he's skeptical of putting armed guards in schools while his daughters are protected by the secret service. then, flanked by children of all ages in the background, mr. obama signed 23 executive orders on gun control. late next week the senate starts considering plans to limit gun ownership. congresswoman norton, are kids being used as props in the gun control debate? >> bonnie, this time the kids were targets not just props so on appropriate occasions they will insist on being heard. >> i think children have been used on many political issues by both sides, brings sympathy to any issue but we'll say it again >> the i think more than just props and they have like you said been used over time when it was issue of nuclear disarmament during reagan's time they were used repeatedly because again, sympathy that gets generated. >> of course both sides use them as props but that doesn't make it right. especially with the
lapierre of the nra is making an all out call to oppose all new measures for safety -- gun safety. he's against it all. >>> plus the right wing chorus calls the president's inaugural address too liberal. but the latest poll shows that most americans happen to agree with the president. what's the problem? >>> let me finish tonight with what we saw all day. a strong, confident, and happy secretary of state hillary clinton in a winning performance. this is "hardball," the place for politics. ♪ [ male announcer ] why do more emergency workers everywhere trust duracell...?? duralock power preserve. locks in power for up to 10 years in storage. now...guaranteed. duracell with duralock. trusted everywhere. this reduced sodium soup says it may help lower cholesterol, how does it work? you just have to eat it as part of your heart healthy diet. step 1. eat the soup. all those veggies and beans, that's what may help lower your cholesterol and -- well that's easy [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. >>> republicans in the northeast of this country that criticize. chris chri
.s. military so they can defend themselves against the u.s. military. and once again wayne lapierre of the nra is making an all out call to oppose all new measures for safety -- gun safety. he's against it all. >>> plus the right wing chorus calls the president's inaugural address too liberal. but the latest poll shows that most americans happen to agree with the president. what's the problem? >>> let me finish tonight with what we saw all day. a strong, confident, and happy secretary of state hillary clinton in a winning performance. this is "hardball," the place for politics. >>> republicans in the northeast of this country that criticize. chris christie is soaring. 74% approve of the job he's done. according to new quinnipiac poll. and what's more a margin of 5 to 1 they say he was right to criticize republicans including the leaders for delaying the vote on hurricane sandy relief. we'll be right back. he's big up there. while going shoeless and metal-free in seconds. and you...rent from national. because only national lets you choose any car in the aisle...and go. you can even take a full-
for the nra actually quoted a liberal supreme court justice in making his case last night. i will show you tonight why wayne lapierre was absolutely wrong about that supreme court justice and why he is absolutely wrong about the second amendment. and dear friend of the show here tonight to talk about what the president's inaugural address meant to him. and anything else george wants to talk about it whenever he wants to talk about it. [ mom ] a new game? that'll save the day. so will bounty select-a-size. it's the smaller powerful sheet. look! one select-a-size sheet of bounty is 50% more absorbent than a full size sheet of the leading ordinary brand. use less, with bounty select-a-size. than a full size sheet of the leading ordinary brand. so, i'm working on a cistern intake valve, and the guy hands me a locknut wrench. no way! i'm like, what is this, a drainpipe slipknot? wherever your business takes you, nobody keeps you on the road like progressive commercial auto. [ flo speaking japanese ] [ shouting in japanese ] we work wherever you work. now, that's progressive. call or click today
there's a need to ban assault weapons. >> newtown fundamentally changed things. >> reporter: but the nra says law-abiding citizens need the same technology the criminals have. >> that means we believe in our right to defend ourselves and our families with semiautomatic firearms technology. >> reporter: the nra has a lot of support here on capitol hill, especially in the house where many say an assault weapons ban has little chance of being passed. >> this is going to be a tough go. >> reporter: and it may be tough to win over some of the public as well. on wednesday, sheriffs in missouri, california and texas announced they would not enforce new gun control laws, such as an assault weapons ban. >> if there are laws passed that i feel and can prove that are unconstitutional, we will not enforce those rules and regulations here and i think we have the powers to do that. >> reporter: president obama is sending vice president biden on the road to gather public support. >> we're going to take it to the american people. >> reporter: the trip begins tomorrow with a rally in virginia to promote
address. the blood-drenched lobbyist for the nra actually quoted a liberal supreme court justice in making his case last night. i will show you tonight why wayne lapierre was absolutely wrong about that supreme court justice and why he is absolutely wrong about the second amendment. and dear friend of the show here tonight to talk about what the president's inaugural address meant to him. and anything else george wants to talk about it whenever he wants to talk about it. [ man ] ring ring... progresso this reduced sodium soup says it may help lower cholesterol, how does it work? you just have to eat it as part of your heart healthy diet. step 1. eat the soup. all those veggies and beans, that's what may help lower your cholesterol and -- well that's easy [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. ♪ [ indistinct shouting ] [ male announcer ] time and sales data. split-second stats. [ indistinct shouting ] ♪ it's so close to the options floor... [ indistinct shouting, bell dinging ] ...you'll bust your brain box. ♪ all on thinkorswim from td ameritrade. ♪ . >>> coming u
. that spells trouble for the nra. plus, the republican plan to steal elections, peeling back the curtain on the right wing voting scam. >>> and then, i'll finally weigh in on this beyonce thing. i have a few things to say about it. you won't want to miss it. we have a big show lined up. come on back. what's next? he's going to apply testosterone to his underarm. axiron, the only underarm treatment for low t, can restore testosterone levels back to normal in most men. axiron is not for use in women or anyone younger than 18. axiron can transfer to others through direct contact. women, especially those who are or who may become pregnant, and children should avoid contact where axiron is applied as unexpected signs of puberty in children or changes in body hair or increased acne in women may occur. report these signs and symptoms to your doctor if they occur. tell your doctor about all medical conditions and medications. do not use if you have prostate or breast cancer. serious side effects could include increased risk of prostate cancer; worsening prostate symptoms; decreased sperm count;
many gun owners themselves. when you actually talk to gun owners and nra members, they support by large majorities sensible and strengthening the current gun laws. what they support, 82% of gun owners, 72% of members actually support universal background checks. we are trying to keep guns and weapons out of the hands of dangerous people, criminals, and the seriously mentally ill. when you talk to people in west virginia, gun owners themselves want to be able to have guns in their homes. they also want to ensure that those guns do not fall into the hands of people who should not have them. the other constituency that is important is law enforcement. they are unanimous in their support for assault weapon ban for capacity magazines and closing loopholes. host: gun control could split obama, reid. they say backing restrictions could hurt the senate leader and other democrats. this story points out that for some democrats up for reelection, supporting the president will be treacherous terrain. they go on to talk about facing reelection battles in states where gun control is politically unpop
. >> that last speaker was new congresswoman elizabeth etsy. the bill faces big hurdles. the nra staunchly opposes the bill. the cover of the journal reads siege and says an article inside said that the gun ownerships face an assault on rights. we have a new statement to read from you. senator feinstein has been trying to ban guns from law-abiding citizens for decades. it's disa pointing, but not surprising. the american people know gun ban dos not work. a sponsor of the proposed assault weapons ban, connecticut senator richard blumenthal next hour. what are the final battle lines? one has been eliminated. women are no longer banned from combat units. leon panetta issued the order in the last 30 minutes. >> therefore today general dempsey and i are pleased to announce that we are eliminating the direct ground combat exclusion rule for women. we are moving forward with a plan to eliminate all unnecessary gender-based barriers to serve. >> eliminating the ban will take time and the assessment phase. each branch will examine all the jobs and units not accepting women and then produce a timeli
's frost rrr reception on a hill. >> what difference at this point does it make? >> and nra fires back at president obama on guns. >> there's only two reasons for a federal list on gun owns. tax them or take them. >> and surprising views on guns. >> i know how newtown happened. i'm still really, really wrecked over why. >> and talk about upset. serena williams temper tantrum on the court. a big conversation tonight. this is "piers morgan tonight." >>> good evening. apologies for my ridiculous voice. my critics will be thrilled that i have nearly been silenced but i'm still going on it on a positive note, i always wanted to sound like barry white so i'll try to get through this as best i can. inauguration seems like such a long time ago. tonight the country is arguing over everything from guns to weather to hillary clinton. a battle over benghazi, she gave as good as she got. it was an extraordinary moment. listen to this. >> the fact is we had four dead americans. was it because of a protest or because of guys out for a walk one night that decided to go kill americans. what difference
took the first step toward banning assault weapons, a move that already has the nra firing back. senator dianne feinstein joins fellow democrats bruising the bill which would ban the purchase of semi automatic weapons with detaching magazine clips and also high capacity magazine. this president vowed to make gun control a priority in his second term of the newtown connecticut massacre. >> still, the bill does face a tough fight in congress and from the nra. and of of president obama's gun control proposals, analysts say this is the least likely to pass. shawn unanimous with the reasons for that. how confident are lawmakers behind the proposal? >> well, shep, senator feinstein and the other senate and house members who joined here repeatedly said they know this is going to be tough but they believe the newtown tragedy has changed the conversation and the pressure for capitol hill to get something done. here's a bit of what senator feinstein had to say. >> gun laws allow these mass killings to be carried out again and again and again in our country. weapons designed originally for
at him pretty hard about those statements. where do you see this going from here? >> i think the nra is marginalizing itself daily with the statements they're making and probably making it easier for senate democrats to act. i spoke with a senior member of the house who said to me that this is going to have to start in the senate. that this personal believed that you could pass a pretty decent gun control measure in the house if the senate acted first. >> let's go back to senator feinstein. >> designed originally for the military to kill large numbers of people in close combat. are replicated for civilian use. they fall into the hands one way or another, of grievance killers, of gangs, of those who are mentally unstable or ill. they are sold out of trunks and back-seats of automobiles in cities as well as gun shows with no questions asked. massacres have taken place in businesses, law practices, malls, movie theaters, and especially schools. these massacres don't seem to stop. they continue on. columbine, virginia tech, aurora, tucson, oak creek. a common thread in these shootings is
deaths in the world and in the parts of the country that listen most to the nra, namely the american south, we have the highest rate of gun deaths in the country. so there's a direct correlation between more guns, loser gun laws, and more deaths. the nra doesn't care about that because, of course, all they care about is selling more product. they represent the product sellers which is why they oppose anything that would interrupt sales. >> right. maria, t teresa, mr. lapierre responded to the subject of background checks. >> standing in line and filling out a bunch of bureaucratic paperwork just so a grandfather can give a grandson a christmas gift. >> so, maria teresa, we all accept a grandfather has a right to give his grandson certain types of guns as a gift if he wishes, but what about the same right the child has to going to school without being hit by 11 bulletses from a military-style assault weapon. i guess that's not a absolute right in the same way, is it? >> i think he's being disingenuous with his membership. 74% of members believe in criminal background checks. recognizi
millions of gun owners and their ultrapowerful lobbying group the nra. the latest push coming from senator dianne feinstein, the california democrat who authored the nation's original ban on assault weapons in the 1990s, but this ban would reportedly be much more strict. it would trap current gun owners and outlaw the future sale of some handguns and shotguns. joe johns joins us from washington, i understand that senator feinstein will show up holding a bushmaster. >> reporter: we don't know if she'll be holding it but we know she is going to have some weapons present that would be banned under her proposal, that would include bushmaster, as you know, they're fairly well-known, a bushmaster was we believe used by the shooter in newtown, connecticut. now, we know the broad outlines of what feinstein is likely to promow propose. it's been public for weeks. we look for detail, we expect a revised ban on the so-called military style assault weapons led to believe that means banning the sale, transfer, importation or manufacturing of about 150 firearms, some rifles, even possibly handguns, shot
350 people have been killed with assault weapons. >> megyn: no one took it to court because the nra at the time felt the supreme court was not leaning their way on these types of issues. the looks different it the court back then and the court today, there's question, if the bill would pass, there's question whether it would pass in the democratically controlled senate and whether the nra would feel the same. and on far-reaching rules of this legislation and the hurdles that have be to be cleared before this thing can pass. we're also hearing new questions today about secretary of state hillary clinton's highly charged testimony yesterday about the deadly terror attack on our consulate in benghazi, libya at that took the lives of four americans, including our ambassador. some are suggesting the toughest questions still have yet to be answered or even asked about the deaths of four americans. despite yesterday's separate hearings with secretary clinton whenever she was in the house or the senate yesterday. our chief correspondent catherine herridge is live today at the state departme
weapons. >> newtown fundamentally changed things. >> reporter: but the nra says law-abiding citizens need the same technology the criminals have. >> that means we believe in our right to defend ourselves and our families with semi- automatic firearms technology. >> reporter: the nra has a lot of support here on capitol hill especially in the house where many say an assault weapons ban has little chance of being passed. >> this is going to be a tough go. >> reporter: and it may be tough to win over some of the public, as well. on wednesday, sheriffs in missouri, california and texas announced they would not enforce new gun control laws such as an assault weapons ban. >> if there are laws passed that i feel and can prove that are unconstitutional, we will not enforce those rules and i think i have the powers to do that. >> reporter: president obama is sending vice president biden on the road to gather public support. >> we are going to take it to the american people. >> reporter: the vice president's road trip begins tomorrow with a rally in virgini
. >> reporter: but the nra says law abiding citizens need the same technology criminals have. >> we have the right to defend ourselves and our families with semiautomatic firearms technology. >> reporter: the nra has a lot of support here on capitol hill, especially in the house where many say an assault weapons ban has little chance of being passed. >> this is going to be a tough go. >> reporter: it may be tough to win over some of the public as well. on wednesday, sheriffs in missouri, california, and texas announced they would not enforce new gun control laws such as an assault weapons ban. that i feel and can prove that are unconstitutional, we will not enforce those. >> reporter: president obama is sending vice president biden on the road to gather public support. >> we're growing to take it to the american people. >> reporter: the vice president's road trip begins tomorrow with a rally in virginia to promote gun control. susan mcginnis, cbs news, washington. >>> the senate judiciary committee will start holding hearings on control proposals coming up next wednesday. >>> stopping gu
to go kill some americans? what difference at this point does it make? >> and the nra fires back at president obama on guns. >> there's only two reasons for a federal list on gun owners. to either tax them or take them. >> the country king with some surprising views on guns. >> i know how newtown happened. i'm still really, really wrecked over why. >>> and talk about upset. serena williams' temper tantrum on the court. tonight a big conversation with movers and shakers from washington to the heartland. this is "piers morgan tonight." >>> good evening. and first of all, apologies for my ridiculous voice. my critics of course would be thrilled that i have nearly been silenced. although i'm still squiggling on. on the positive note, i've always wanted to sound like barry white. so i'll try to get through this as best i can. inauguration seems like such a long time ago. in the blue skies of celebration america coming together it couldn't last and it didn't last. tonight the country is at odds over everything from guns to the weather to hillary clinton. when it comes to the battle ove
the opposition's base, it's fueling the n.r.a. with new funding, new membership, why do the democrats want to take this on? >> well, in part because they do want to actually see action, but what you saw with senator feinstein acknowledging what an uphill battle it is, you start to wonder, the administration's own push with some executive action, with a lot of things that they can do behind the scenes, they're doing this two-fold and congress is acting outside of what the administration wishes. so it's two real tracks and it's no accident the vice president is going to virginia tomorrow to take this show on the road a little bit with a round table discussion, he's going to have different lawmakers there. this is the site -- the state where virginia tech happened, the school shooting there, very tragic, and he's trying to sort of capitalize on a lot of that energy the same way they're doing on newtown to motivate people to action. from a political perspective in congress democrats raised pacs, as well. gabrielle giffords aims to raise $20 million for the 2014 midterm elections. the n.r.a. is
's opposed by the nra. >> newtown fundamentally changed things and the nra doesn't get it. >> we believe in our right to defend ourselves and our families with semi-automatic firearms technology! >> meanwhile, vice president joe biden goes to virginia tomorrow to hold a rally to promote gun control. >>> a defiant message today from north korea. the country's top military body says it plans to carry out what it calls a high level nuclear test. a news reader said the test will target the united states. north korea is rejecting a u.n. security council resolution that passed two days ago. that resolution called a long- range rocket launch last month [ indiscernible ] expanded sanctions >>> or capitol hill there was crying and yelling as secretary of state hillary clinton testified about the terror attacks in libya last september but it was a question from a republican senator about allegedly misleading the public that really set her off. >> with all due respect, the fact is, we had four dead americans. was it because of a protest or because of guys out fo
the opposition's base, it's fueling the n.r.a. with new funding new membership, why do the democrats want to take this on? >> well, in part because they do want to actually see action but what you saw with senator feinstein acknowledging what an uphill battle it is you start to wonder, the administration's own push with some executive action, with a lot of things that they can do behind the scenes they're doing this two-fold and congress is acting outside of what the administration wishes. so it's two real tracks and it's no accident the vice president is going to virginia tomorrow to take this show on the road a little bit with a round table discussion, he's going to have different lawmakers there. this is the site -- the state where virginia tech happened the school shooting there, very tragic, and he's trying to sort of capitalize on a lot of that energy the same way they're doing on newtown to motivate people to action. from a political perspective in congress democrats raised pacs as well. gabrielle giffords aims to raise $20 million for the 2014 midterm elections. the n.r.a. is obviously as
weapons. >> the nra was quick to shout back. they said that they will reject the wrong headed approach. this legislation would ban 158 military style weapons and magazines with more than ten bullets. they say that's taking it a little to far. . >>> a pennsylvania mom believes her daughter's school went to far when administrators punished her for pulling out a paper gun in class. she said that she went to throw it away but a boy saw it and called the administrator. she said the employee yelled at her in front of class. she was even searched. >> he yelled at me and said that i shouldn't have never bring the gun to school and i kept telling him it was paper but he wouldn't listen. >> why did he stand over her and say you should call the cops? you can be arrested? why were you trying to scare her? >> she said the gun looks like a sheet of paper folded over. this '2was made by the girl's grandfather. >> here is a more positive approach to dealing the gun debate. a woman is using guns taken from the streets of newark new jersey and turning them into jewelry. >> reporter: jewelry for a
so if we get that going maybe we will have a real chance with this. being around a lot of nra people is fascinating but yeah it's that's about it ladies and gentlemen. thanks for asking. i am actually going back next week monday and tuesday. this is part of the faith base team that will work with a lot of ministers who are dealing with the white house but i will be back wednesday night for the meeting but we will see what happens. thanks for asking. >> thank you dr. marshall. commissioner kingsley. >> we applaud your fine work dr. marshall and amen to everything that you said. as a seg way the commonwealth club of san francisco had a program this week on gun control issues in the state of california and san francisco, and our own -- our sergeant kelly john was there as a member of sfpd, and it was good to have somebody from law enforcement on that panel, and she did a terrific job. i also this month finished on behalf of the commission review offing our report. i wanted to let you know that and this is my third month so i don't know whether we're rotating quarterly or whether i
are mentally ill don't get those weapons. the nra don't care about that. they care about the gun manufacturers and how much they'll make off of selling weapons to felons and mentally ill people. there are people fighting back in different ways. here in l.a. there was an interesting idea to do gun buy-backs. >> shotguns, pistols and even assault rifles. some rusted, some brand new. la county sheriff deputy stacked them into baskets. they will be cataloged and destroyed. the former owners are given a gift card. >> cenk: there are two rounds of buy backs. in december there was 2037 firearms brought in including two rocket launchers. in january another 386 firearms were brought in. let me bring you to the mark ridley thomas, chairman of the los angeles county board of supervisors. do you think this was a success. >> i do believe it was a success, and every step we can take to get the guns off the streets of los angeles county the better we will be and the safer those communities will be. too many guns often lead to the data you have just disclosed. >> now the critics will say listen, the bad guys
they're democrats or republicans are bowing to the nra. they're not representing gun owners they're represent be begun manufacturers. and it's a shame. it's their job to represent what the people want. not the corporations, not the gun sellers and that's being missed in this debate. >> jennifer: it is, but i know joe biden was out having a fireside google hang out trying to persuade, and i'm glad the administration is taking the case on the road. karl frisch, professor jason johnson thank you for joining me inside "the war room." >> thank you. >> thanks, governor. >> jennifer: you bet. in the 41 days since the tragedy at newtown, 41 days now, at least 1121 americans have died due to gun violence. of course, those who die are just a fraction of the victims of gun violence. 13-year-old gabriel clark of massachusetts is still recovering after being shot last friday. it's tragic that something so horrific could happen to someone so young but the circumstances are even worse. gabriel was walking to his church to attend choir practice when a car drove past him. someone from the car sho
anniversaranniversar? >> bret: the coverage was skewed. nra ad was referenceed 188 times in major newspapers and 162 times on tv shows. the crr baby video appeared on four shows, all of them on this network. the media research center tells fox, "the center for reproductive rights may consider abortion a knee-slapping jokes but americans aren't laughing. neither are the 55 million babies who have been murdered." the lack of media coverage of the despicable ad is inexcusable." here is the case where it's worth taking a second look at the numbers before you cite another report. al-jazeera noted an ox-pham study that noted the 100 richest billionaires of 2012 would end poverty four times over. they did so uncritically. without noting the numbers don't ad up. global issues.org says nearly half the world, 3 billion people, lives on less than $2.50 day. if you took oxfam at its word like al-jazeera did it would take a quarter of the $240 billion or $60 billion to end world poverty and that works out the $20 per person. the trouble is, that represents just eight days of living at the current $2.50 a day rat
control and aligned himself with nra head wayne lapierre, whose sinister demeanor--my fault. that wasn't obama. that was the republicans. i know obama tried to sneakily jerry mannedder virginia voting districts dammit, that wasn't obama. that was the republicans. my point is president obama please stop trying to annihilate >> john: wholes foods ceo john mackey made waves this week when he made the following comment to npr about the affordable care act. >> in fascism the government doesn't own the means of production but they do control it. that's what is happening with the healthcare program and these reforms. so i would say the systems are becoming more fascist. >> john: that will make me feel so bad when i buy a $9 of coke at whole foods. mackey said he regreeted using the word fascist because it has so much baggage to it. in a similar confused state sean hannity and a guest likened obama's push for sensible gun control in our nation to the rise of hitler and stalin. >> i think it's disgraceful that he used children to advertise that we're gonna remove all these guns. i mean, if you
feinstein. she says it includes an exception for 2,000 sports weapon. the nra says the second amendment forbids any weapons ban. >>> students from the catholic university began gearing up for tomorrow's march for life rally. the annual demonstration begins on the national mall at noon on friday, continues with a march to the steps of the supreme court. march organizers expect an even larger crowd than last year when 4,000 showed up. >>> if you're going to be around the national mall, expect a traffic jam. several streets will be closed from as far west as 12th street east of the capitol, north to f street. all of these closures will be in effect by noon. some streets won't reopen until about 6:00 tomorrow night. >>> the secretary of the interior is getting behind the effort to preserve the national mall. ken sal czar issued a order aimed at protecting the recent improvements to the mall. it includes the major rehabilitation project that's currentlyficf go o new grainage and irrigation system is being installed. it also covered the turf replacement that's been going on between 7:00 and 1
order. >> i'm a proud member of the nra, but i've been a proud gun law-abiding owner my whole life. >> reporter: he says that congress has become so divided that it is hard to talk compromise. >> it is almost guilt by conversation that i can't even sit down to have the open conversation and a dialogue without someone saying well, you've changed. >> reporter: the new york senator says now, it's the time to act. >> and they saw the tragedies in connecticut and they see the tragedies all across the country. their hearts are breaking as they want congress to come together to get something done. >> she'll introduce her next gun trafficking. >> to promote them today. and they took part of the internet web chat to promote gun control. >>> they opened gun confirmation hearings for the secretary of the state. the senator jim kerry. the massachusetts democrat served for 28 years now. he said that they must get their fiscal house in order to lead worldwide. in his words, "foreign policy is confirmed." as expected, he would exceed them who testified today on their behalf. >>> at the house mino
. nugent received a visit from the united states secret service agents last year after speaking at the nra's annual convention. so at least they know where to find this guy. >> i'm part of a very great experiment in self-government where we the people determine our own pursuit of happiness and our own individual freedom and liberty, not to be confused with the barack obama gang who believes in we the sheeple and actually is attempting to reimplement the tyranny of king george that we escaped from in 1776. and if you want another concord bridge, i got some buddies. >> ago, nugent is referring to the start of the american revolutionary war when colonial and british troops assembled at concord, massachusetts, in an unidentified soldier opened fire. better known as the shot heard around the world. so ted nugent, a self-admitted draft dodger, is advocating armed revolution against president obama, commander in chief of our nation's military forces, all because obama has proposed sensible gun safety legislation in the wake of the newtown massacre that took the lives of 20 children and six adults
are going to hear from the nra, and there are an awful lot of them saying that's not going to do anything. i'm saying to you at the we can save lives. >> will it be hard? for sure. we owe it to our constituents and our country to try. new york city senator, you have a bill on an anti-gun trafficking measure. tell me about whether or not you think that you can push ahead with it, where the support is, what can you tell us about it today? >> well, i have been working on this anti-trafficking measure for a while because we have such a challenge in new york. 58% of the weapons used in crimes come from out of state, and 90% are illegal. senator mark kirk and i sat down yesterday talked about our bill, and we decided we're going to introduce this bipartisan bill next week, and i think it's something that can really make a difference because we have to stop the flow of illegal guns going straight to the hands of the criminals. that will be awe great compliment to what senator fine sign and senator schumer and others are working on because it's the compliment of these types of changes. >> there's no
we're ready to go for the assault weapons ban again because of the opposition by the nra and the gun owners of america or whatever it's called. your thoughts? >> i think this is where the rubber meets the road. if you're the democrat and you're from one of those purple states, this is a very tough vote for you. but, frankly, it's why you're a democrat. there is widespread agreement on background checks. there's widespread agreement on these magazines that can hold up to a hundred rounds. and the assault weapons ban is where it gets kind of tough for democrats. but i think those democrats who don't want to vote for an assault weapons ban might find a tea party on the left, a primary, somebody who is a little bit more liberal, a little bit more progressive and willing to do those things. tfsz somethi it was something bill clinton passed in 1994. nobody was out raged at the time. no hunters stopped hunting. it wasn't any threat to the second amendment. it isn't anymore today than it was then. >> go ahead u robert, your thoughts? was he too optimistic? >> i think so. i was down in willia
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